Found May 12, 2013 on PPR Fantasy Football:
After numerous speculation this offseason regarding Chiefs LT Branden Albert, it looks like there will finally be an end to this saga. Albert was slapped with the franchise tag right before the start of free agency and did not shy away from showing his frustration by not landing a long-term deal. He was absent from voluntary workouts and said he would stay away until his future had some certainty. There were trade talks with teams reportedly interested in Albert, specifically the Miami Dolphins, but the Chiefs never reached an agreement and were not willing to give up their LT for something other than his value. So now Mr. Albert remains a Kansas City Chief and hopes to reach a long-term deal that he’s been seeking. Also, according to head coach Andy Reid, he spoke with Albert and says he will report to practice next week and is excited to rejoin the team. “I just wanted to communicate. I felt that was important,” said Reid. “We weren’t able to do that before the draft, and I wante...
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